Recommendation 2021-4, Virtual Hearings in Agency Adjudication – addresses the use of virtual hearings—that is, proceedings in which participants attend remotely using a personal computer or mobile device—in agency adjudications. Drawing heavily on agencies’ experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic, the recommendation identifies best practices for improving existing virtual-hearing programs and establishing new ones in accord with principles of fairness and efficiency and with due regard for participant satisfaction.
Citation: Admin. Conf. of the U.S., Recommendation 2021-4, Virtual Hearings in Agency Adjudication, 86 Fed. Reg. 36083 (July 8, 2021).